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Wedding hat

Wedding hat

  • Place of origin:

    China (made)

  • Date:

    19th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:


  • Museum number:

    FE.145 to B-1975

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Place of Origin

China (made)


19th century (made)



Object history note

From Sotheby’s sale of English and Continental Furniture, Rugs and Carpets, Textiles, Costume etc. Friday, August 1st 1975, lot 63 I

Purchased. Registered File number 1975/2130.

Descriptive line

Wedding hat, highly decorated red silk satin with seal fur brim, lidded storage box of red and gilt lacquer, China, Qing dynasty, 19th century

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Verity Wilson, Chinese Dress, London: V&A Publications, 1986, t page 82, fig 75

Subjects depicted

Swastikas; Floral patterns; Moth


Hats & headwear; Marriage; Formal wear; Textiles


East Asia Collection

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